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Stroke: Management and prevention

Abstract:

Cerebrovascular disease can be devastating for patients and their families. However, there is much that can be done to attenuate cerebral damage and reduce the extent of any disability. Active intervention is best seen in three phases: acute therapy, rehabilitation and secondary prevention. Thrombolysis within 4.5 hours of symptom onset substantially reduces morbidity from ischaemic stroke. Administration requires the use of clear protocols to triage, transport and investigate patients withou...

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10.1016/j.mpmed.2012.06.007

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Stroke and Geratology
Journal:
Medicine (United Kingdom)
Volume:
40
Issue:
9
Pages:
490-499
Publication date:
2012-09-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-4357
ISSN:
1357-3039
URN:
uuid:45c2f222-ca3f-4ba9-acb7-bed00cb71867
Source identifiers:
350859
Local pid:
pubs:350859

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